Dr. Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD, Bridget Marie Flaherty Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Pharmacology and Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research, Yale University School of Medicine, presented a Grand Rounds lecture at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York on May 15, 2013. Instrumental in developing the field of sodium channel molecular biology and neurobiology, Dr.
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Forrest Anderson (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club.
Article Title: Increased CD8+ T cell Response to Epstein-Barr Virus Lytic Antigens in the Active phase of Multiple Sclerosis
Reference: D.F. Angelini, B. Serafini, E. Piras, M. Severa, E.M. Coccia, B. Rosicarelli, S. Ruggieri, C. Gasperini, F. Buttari, D. Centonze, R. Mechelli, M. Salvetti, G. Borsellino, F. Aloisi, and L. Battistini. (2013) J. Pathogens. 9 (4): 1-16.
Kristi Clark (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club.
Article Title: Reversal of Paralysis and Reduced Inflammation from Peripheral Administration of b-Amyloid in TH1 and TH17 Versions of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
Reference: J.L. Grant, E.E.B. Ghosn, R.C. Axtell, K. Herges, H.F. Kuipers, N.S. Woodling, K. Andreasson, L.A. Herzenberg, and L. Steinman. (2012) Sci Transl Med. 4 (145): 145ra105.
Deirdre Dulak (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club.
Article Title: Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study of Oral BG-12 or Glatiramer in Multiple Sclerosis
Reference: R.J. Fox, D.H. Miller, J.T. Phillips, M. Hutchinson, E. Havrdova, M. Kita, M. Yang, K. Raghupathi, M. Novas, M.T. Sweetser, V. Viglietta, and K.T. Dawson. (2012) New England Journal of Medicine. 367 (12): 1087-1097.
Donald Lee (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club.
Article Title: Interferon-β Therapy Against EAE Is Effective Only When Development of the Disease Depends on the NLRP3 Inflammasome
Reference: M. Inoue, K.L. Williams, T. Oliver, P. Vandenabeele, J.V. Rajan, E.A. Miao, and M.L. Shinohara. (2012) Science Signaling. 5 (225): 1-8.
Earlier this morning, Dr. Saud Sadiq presented his stem cell research to the attendees of the Second International Adult Stem Cell Conference held at the Vatican. Dr. Sadiq discussed the growing need for cellular therapy to be approved and used to repair the damage caused by multiple sclerosis. IMSMP patient, Francesco Ferrari who resides in Italy, was in attendance and Dr. Sadiq was able to acknowledge Francesco's struggle with MS and illustrate the importance this treatment has for patients all around the world. Dr.
Dr. Sadiq presented years of stem cell research from the Tisch MS Research Center of New York during the Second International Adult Stem Cell Conference held at the Vatican April 11-13, 2013. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi (pictured center) and hundreds of others gathered to hear the presentation.
Dr. Sadiq has arrived in Rome and is preparing for tomorrow's presentation. Click on the link to view the entire conference schedule for Regenerative Medicine: A Fundamental Shift in Science and Culture http://adultstemcellconference.org/the-conference/conference-schedule/
Listen to Dr. Sadiq's interview on 1010 WINS about the research he will present at the International Adult Stem Cell Conference at the Vatican this week!
Read the full press release on Dr. Sadiq's invitation to present at the Second International Adult Stem Cell Conference: Regenerative Medicine - A Fundamental Shift in Science and Culture.Vatican Stem Cell Conference Release